I always use Gaia GPS software to track where my wife and I hike or wander. It is a great way to get back to the car when conditions worsen - such as a blizzard in the summer, plus it is always handy to be able to look at a map and see where you … Continue reading Fixing human navigation errors in Gaia GPS software
Category: Not my normal stuff
Thank you VMware - for vExpert and so much more!
I wanted to say in the public, how much I appreciate VMware, and its vExpert program. I am part of the 2020 batch of vExperts and it means a lot to me. BTW, here is the welcome blog from Corey. What does it mean to me? It means I am part of a team, and … Continue reading Thank you VMware - for vExpert and so much more!
6 Little-Known Amazon EBS Features You Should Be Using
Guest post today from Gilad David Maayan. I thought it interesting and learned from it so I hope it is useful to you too. This is only my second time with a guest author so let me know what you think. === Image Source In 2018, Amazon Web Services (AWS) held 85% of the cloud … Continue reading 6 Little-Known Amazon EBS Features You Should Be Using
Have you slept in a cave?
I have indeed slept in a cave. Was long ago and it was better than being out in the elements but it was a cave - mostly uncomfortable, and dark and sort of wet. However, on my most recent PTO my wife and I did sleep in a cave. It was truly extraordinary. I know … Continue reading Have you slept in a cave?
Lest we forget
You hear the phrase - Lest We Forget - more as we get closer to Remembrance Day - November 11 - here in Canada. The day is very important to me as I take some time to think about friends that are no longer here. I also think about all of the Canadian soldiers I … Continue reading Lest we forget
vSphere 6.7 Update 1 - things I have noticed . . .
The upgrade was super easy in one lab, and easy in another - and not super easy here due to oddness not related to Update 1. I am very happy with the results - I really like using just the HTML5 client. I love having everything in the Content Library. But, I don't work for … Continue reading vSphere 6.7 Update 1 - things I have noticed . . .
What software do I use on my MacBook Pro - 2018?
Hi everyone! I always like to read this sort of thing that other people that I know or respect do. Sometimes I find a real gem of software. So here is my software that I think important. Some of them cost money to buy and I use my own money to buy them although my … Continue reading What software do I use on my MacBook Pro - 2018?
What is in the bag - v3
I did the first version of this a while back, and a second version too. But I had a few small changes, and after chatting with Matt, I thought I would update the article. I should also mention that all of this is always in my bag - except for the Bose headset, and Skyroam … Continue reading What is in the bag - v3
People tried to bring their hand luggage
There was another airplane crash in Canada. I thought at first a minor one. Two airplanes - one empty, and one full of passengers - bumped on the ground at the airport. The empty one burst into flames and the one full of passengers did not. This should have been an easy thing to deal … Continue reading People tried to bring their hand luggage
What is a technical evangelist?
I was asked about this recently. And I have debated it a little at work. So I thought I should get it down. A technical evangelist was called technical marketing in the past. But it is in fact more than just technical marketing. You need to be able to talk about your product, and in … Continue reading What is a technical evangelist?